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Family Lost After Following GPS Instructions

MARIPOSA COUNTY – There have been many tales of travelers becoming hopelessly lost after following the instructions on their GPS. This story had a happy ending, after several agencies responded to locate a family who definitely took a wrong turn. The Safir family, who were enroute to Yosemite National Park from the Stockton area, contacted the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Emergency ...

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Yosemite Kicks Off Anniversary Celebration

YOSEMITE – With the backdrop of spectacular Yosemite Falls, a special ceremony in Yosemite National Park will kick off its 125th anniversary celebration. Ranger Gabriel Lavan-Ying, who became an Honorary Park Ranger last summer through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, will make his first visit back to the park and will be appointed the Honorary Chairman for the park’s 125th anniversary.

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Traffic Control During Wawona Prescribed Burn

WAWONA – Travelers through the south entrance of Yosemite National Park should be prepared for some short delays this weekend as crews continue the second phase of a prescribed fire in the Wawona area, beginning on Thursday, Mar. 19. The prescribed fire will include 111 acres of the 533-acre project. The first 60 acres were burned at the end of ...

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Mariposa Grove Closes For Major Project

YOSEMITE – The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is undergoing some major changes, and most of the area will be closed for about 24 months, beginning on July 6. The project is designed to “restore dynamic ecological processes and increase the resiliency of this treasured grove to withstand emerging stressors today and in the future,” say park officials.

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Three Transportation Projects Underway In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park is initiating one transportation project and concluding two others that are intended to improve parking, road conditions, and traffic flow in the park. The projects will provide additional parking in Yosemite Valley, improve restrooms and reorganize the Tuolumne Grove parking area, and repair and maintain portions of the Tioga Road, say Park officials, and are ...

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Outdoor Adventures In Yosemite For 2015

YOSEMITE – Yosemite Conservancy has unveiled a compelling line-up of Outdoor Adventures for 2015 with more than 60 programs for visitors to explore the park on guided adventures with local experts involving backpacking, photography, bird watching and more. Summer Camp for grown-ups, beginning backpacking and hikes to rarely seen alpine areas are among the guided outdoor adventures offered for visitors ...

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Law Day Yosemite Celebrates Magna Carta

YOSEMITE – The third annual Law Day Yosemite will take place on Friday, May 1, at 10 a.m., in Yosemite Valley at the Yosemite Elementary School field, facing Yosemite Falls. Approximately 350 eighth grade students from 10 schools in and around Yosemite National Park will gather to celebrate the Rule of Law. The theme for this year’s Law Day Yosemite ...

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Subaru Donates Outback To Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park was one of four national parks to receive a 2015 Subaru Outback thanks to a partnership between the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, and Subaru of America, Inc. Yosemite National Park added the Subaru to its existing vehicle fleet. This fuel-efficient Subaru will help the park reach its goal to ...

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Yosemite Selects Ten Anniversary Projects

YOSEMITE – On Aug. 25, 2016, Yosemite National Park will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS). Yosemite has selected ten centennial signature projects that are designed to enhance the visitor experience, restore critical ecological and wildlife habitats, and connect with the next generation of park stewards.

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